The Language Of Health Care –

hca220c

(3 credits)

This course offers the student engagement and interaction with the dynamic language of health care. Through comprehensive discussions and activities, the student will have the opportunity to be immersed in the words used in health care.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Introduction to Health Care Industry Language

  • Describe the importance of language skills in health care.
  • Define terms used in the health care industry.

Health Care Structures

  • Identify the structures that comprise the health care industry

  • Describe the focus of health care industry structures.

Divisions of Health Care Delivery

  • Identify services within the health care delivery system.

  • Explain the functions of health care delivery services.

Current Industry Impacts

  • Define terms related to health care reform.

The Language of Compliance

  • Identify the agencies providing oversight to health care.

  • Identify major regulations applied to health care.

Components of Patient-Related Information

  • Identify components of patient information.
  • Define health record terms.

Exploring the Terminology of Reporting

  • Compare internal and external reporting.

  • Describe the importance of reporting in health care.

Body Systems - Part I

  • Identify the major body systems and their functions.
  • Identify the various organs within each body system.
  • Identify basic disease terms related to each body system.

Body Systems - Part II

  • Identify the major body systems and their functions.
  • Identify the various organs within each body system.
  • Identify basic disease terms related to each body system.

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